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Internet Censorship is Part of South Korea’s Democracy Package
Democracy does not automatically lead to the absence of censorship. South Korea, for example, is tightening its internet freedom and censoring "harmful" content.
2018/12/14 | Global Voices
China's Caging of Domestic Twitterati Ominous for Overseas Users
One Twitter user said that using the social messaging service in China is now 'more dangerous than street demonstrations.'
2018/06/27 | East Asia Forum
CHINA: Communist Party Battles to Have Last Laugh on Web Censorship
Communist Party moves to shut down a satirical app are squeezing Chinese people's right to laugh.
2018/02/09 | Isaac Stone Fish
China to Clamp Down on VPNs, Reinforce Great Firewall
China's internet censorship is about to get a little bit heavier.
2017/12/04 | Kenrick Davis
Valkyries Disconnected: Chinese Authorities Pat Down Mobile Games for Violence, Obscenity
Ministry of Culture has 50 Chinese games in its crosshairs for content that’s 'harmful to social values.'
2017/08/03 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Apple 'Following the Law' in Removing VPN Apps, Says CEO
'We would obviously rather not remove the apps, but like we do in other countries, we follow the law wherever we do business,' says Tim Cook.
2017/03/18 | Oiwan Lam
Chinese Scientists Speak Out Against the Great Firewall (Again)
Chinese scientists have spoken out again on how the Great Firewall is slowing down research and blocking access to critical international data, urging authorities to take action.
2016/09/30 | Olivia Yang
U.S. Universities in China Face Internet, Self-Censorship: Report
U.S. universities in China avoid sensitive topics like Tibet, Taiwan and the Tiananmen Square Massacre.
2016/06/22 | Bing-sheng Lee
China Takes Internet Censorship to New Level
China intends to 'foster a healthy, positive Internet culture' by purging comments by its nearly 700 million Internet users.
2015/11/11 | Yang
China Loosening Internet Censorship? Chinese Netizens Flood Tsai Ing-Wen’s Facebook Page
On November 11, a Taiwanese netizen said that the Chinese government was said to be testing out lifting the ban on Facebook for Chinese netizens to access it through campus networks. Therefore, a large number of Chinese netizens flooded Tsai's Facebook page, resulting in the fierce quarrel between netizens across the strait.
2015/10/29 | Sid Weng
2015 Freedom on the Net Report Shows China Offers Internet Users Least Freedom
Freedom House has been rating the degree of Internet freedom from 2011. Iran has placed last in the last four reports, but this year China has surpassed Iran and is now the country that offers least freedom on the Net.